Solid State Logic Alpha Channel

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ALPHA CHANNEL

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With the classic combination of a mic preamp, filter, EQ and dynamics, the XLogic Alpha Channel brings SSL's sonic legacy bang up to date in an analogue channel strip designed to provide the perfect front end to your digital audio workstation.

With all the features needed to record great vocal or instrument tracks, the Alpha Channel offers a studio class mic preamp and processing based on SSL's years of experience in designing the world's leading analogue recording consoles. A huge proportion of the music you know and love was recorded on SSL, renowned for the superior audio qualities you've heard on countless hit records. That elusive sonic ingredient is right here in the Alpha Channel.

Key Features
- Professional, ultra clean mic preamp with line level & Hi Z instrument input switches
- Variable Harmonic Drive circuit; a Time Machine of distortion characteristics
- High Pass Filter with selectable 40Hz, 80Hz or 120Hz cutoff frequency
- Built in professional quality Analogue to Digital conversion - as standard
- Auto sample rate sensing and self adjustment
- Three band, SSL parametric EQ with mid freq Q control and dual LF curves
- Intelligent auto compression that maximises recording headroom and avoids DAC clipping

Absolutely Amazing !!1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreKanata, Ontario
I use the alpha Channel for about 2 years in the studio I work at in toronto absolutely amazing, for $2000 you get a industry leading mic pre , EQ , and a soft limiter, Amazing. I'm anxious to buy one for my personal collection. It was a real game changer it brought vocals to life and everything you ran through it to life
Posted by David Molerio on Jan 22, 2019
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Great Sound and Connectivity1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNanaimo, British Columbia
The mic pre is of the highest quality. Analog to Digital conversion is amazingly transparent and the eq is to die for. Makes every track sound just like it was recorded in a very expensive studio. I want another one to link in stereo. great value for the money.
Posted by A.I.R.Studio on Jul 10, 2015
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Amazing Pre and Eq1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
I got it few months back, I already know i'm not gonna get rid of it. amazing sound, and great features. worth the money
Posted by Dot on Mar 9, 2012
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